A Stranger Here

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A Stranger Here
A Stranger Here.jpg
Studio album by Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Released April 7, 2009
Recorded July 21 – 29, 2008
Genre Folk, country blues
Label ANTI-
Producer Joe Henry
Ramblin' Jack Elliott chronology
Vanguard Visionaries
(2007)
A Stranger Here
(2009)

A Stranger Here is an album by American folk musician Ramblin' Jack Elliott, released in 2009. It reached number 5 on the Billboard Top Blues albums charts.[1]

At the 52nd Grammy Awards, A Stranger Here won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rising High Water Blues" (Blind Lemon Jefferson) – 3:55
  2. "Death Don't Have No Mercy" (Reverend Gary Davis) – 6:08
  3. "Rambler's Blues" (Lonnie Johnson) – 5:14
  4. "Soul of a Man" (Blind Willie Johnson) – 4:16
  5. "Richland Women Blues" (Mississippi John Hurt) – 4:25
  6. "Grinnin' in Your Face" (Son House) – 3:55
  7. "New Stranger Blues" (Tampa Red) – 3:25
  8. "Falling Down Blues" (Furry Lewis) – 4:53
  9. "How Long Blues" (Leroy Carr) – 4:44
  10. "Please Remember Me" (Walter Davis) – 4:03

Personnel[edit]

Production notes:

  • Ryan Freeland – engineer, mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Anabel Sinn – design
  • Michael "Mick" Wilson – photography

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
2009 Billboard Top Blues Albums 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic entry for A Stranger Here. Accessed June 7, 2009.